History and the early English novel : matters of fact from Bacon to Defoe /

"This new study of the origins of the English novel argues that the novel emerged from historical writing. Examining historical writers and forms frequently neglected by earlier scholars, Robert Mayer shows that in the seventeenth century historical discourse embraced not only "history&quo...

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Main Author: Mayer, Robert, 1948-
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series:Cambridge studies in eighteenth-century English literature and thought ; 33.
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